Central Mass STEM Network Gathering Data
The Central Massachusetts STEM Network is gathering information about local STEM programs. If you are part of a STEM activity or offering for PreK-12 students or teachers that is based in Central Massachusetts, we would like to include your information in our summary of local offerings. Please fill out our brief survey before May 25th. Contact Fran Arena with any questions about the survey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Take the survey now...
STEM Integration Program:
Strategic Plans Unveiling Ceremony
Friday, May 19, 2017 from 10:30-12:30 at WPI
Cohort V of the STEM Integration Program, which includes teams of education leaders from Alhuda Academy (Worcester), Belchertown Public Schools, John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science (Boston), and the Pioneer Valley Regional School District, will be presenting to the public an overview of their STEM/STEAM strategic plans, products of their year-long work. The event is free but requires registration. Please email Mia Dubosarsky (email@example.com) by May 12 if you are interested in attending...
TouchTomorrow 2017: Workshops for Educators
Saturday, June 10, 2017 at WPI
The STEM Education Center will offer free STEM workshops for PreK-12 educators during WPI's 6th annual TouchTomorrow family festival. Join us to learn about bringing STEM to your students through robotics and engineering challenges, and about the many opportunities to engage with the STEM Education Center at WPI or in your school. These free workshops are limited to 20 participants each and require pre-registration. Learn more and register now...
Annual WPI Water Rocket Competition
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 4pm
The Physics Department at WPI will host its annual Water Rocket Competition on June 14 at 4pm. We will be inviting teams of students from all schools in Worcester and the surrounding towns from K-College to compete for prizes and share in the excitement of rocketry. Each team must include a faculty member from their school to serve as a team leader. Learn more now...
Summer STEM PD Registration
Interested in expanding your knowledge and skills about robotics, engineering practices and pedagogy, STEM projects, or the 2016 MA STE Framework? Try one of the STEM Education Center's rich and exciting programs and get to know some amazing STEM teachers. Read more about our offerings (scroll down for summer PDs) and register now...
Applied and Industrial Mathematics Institute for Secondary Teaching
July 17-20, 2017
Attend this free workshop held by WPI's Math Department. Learn more about how the math secondary school educators teach is used by STEM professionals, what the career paths are for students well-trained in math, and how the math that secondary school educators teach forms the foundation for college success. Learn more and register...
Physics Demos for Your Classroom Workshop
July 25-27, 2017 from 8am - 3pm
The Master's of Science in Physics for Educators (MPED) at WPI is holding a three day summer workshop for 8-12 grade educators who are interested in experiencing and delivering demonstrations, activities, and labs covering physics topics at all levels. Educators will prepare, participate in, and share ideas to best teach and inspire all students. Participants will receive PDPs and the final work can count towards part of a MPED course if desired. Contact Katie Elmes (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions. Space is limited. Register now...
Student Data: A Window into Your Students' Minds
August 8-10, 2017
Join us for a professional development workshop for middle/high school math teachers on analyzing and mining student data generated by math software and digital assessments. The professional development will take place from August 8 through 10 from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. Professional development credits will be given. Learn more and register...
STEM Integration Program Cohort VI Teams Selected
The STEM Education Center congratulates the four teams that were selected to be part of the 2017-2018 STEM Integration program: Al-Hamra Academy (Shrewsbury), Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School District, Saint Peter Central Catholic Elementary School (Worcester), and Southbridge Public Schools. These teams will start working on their STEM/STEAM strategic plans this summer. The Center is grateful for Dell EMC's continuing support of the program.
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